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Sample Resumes - Dislocated Worker

Josie lost her job when the COOP Supermarkets folded. She felt more confident in her job search after working on this resume which shows off her value to an employer.

 
JOSEPHINE TRICKLER
1408 Wisteria Boulevard
Woodstock, NY 12400
(914) 655-8771

Objective: Position as Supermarket Assistant Manager Trainee

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

9 years experience in the grocery industry, as head clerk, checker, and cashier.
Excellent reputation with customers as a competent, knowledgeable and helpful professional.
Enjoy my work and consistently greet customers with a smile.
Honest, reliable and productive.

 

RELEVANT SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Developed a reputation for excellent customer service by:

acknowledging the customer's presence and making eye contact.

greeting customers in a friendly manner, and giving them full attention.

taking time to answer a question or find someone else who could.

Served as product expert on sophisticated items, directing customers to:

exotic spices and ingredients.

ethnic foods.

unusual gourmet items.

Increased sales in the higher profit Natural Foods Department (and increased customer satisfaction) by advising customers on bulk alternatives to name-brand items.

SUPERVISION

As Head Clerk, managed "front end" of the store:

prepared daily schedules for staff of up to 18 clerks, to assure maximum checkstand coverage at all time.

assigned staff to cover peak hours and continuous stocking.

Trained new clerks.

ADMINISTRATIVE

Balanced checker's cash drawer with consistently high level of accuracy.

As Office Cashier for one year:

accurately balanced books and balanced deposits.

answered phones.

prepared daily sales report.

made deposits.

processed returned checks.

prepared monthly sales report for HQ.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

1987 Retail Clerk COOP SUPERMARKET, Woodstock, NY and
MAYFAIR MARKET, Hartford NY
(bought by COOP in 1992)
1973 Buyer's Assistant CAPWELL'S, Hartford, NY
1968-1973 Manager's Assistant RUSANN'S Clothing Store, Spokane,WA

 

EDUCATION

Business Classes, 1972 - SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

From The Damn Good Resume Guide by Yana Parker, pg. 49.

 

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